Google Maps

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Have you seen the Google Maps! The UI is really cool. Left click, hold and drag the mouse, the map actually moves! Google keeps obliterating the assumption that the web is not about just HTML, dynamism is the in-thing.

I am really surprised that others have not done such Web UIs before. Or maybe I've missed something.

Update : Just got to know there is a Google India Code Jam 2005 competition. The first prize is 3 lakh rupees! Wow.

Update : Simon Willison explores how Google Maps is working.


Sriram says:

They say only C++ and Java - no C# :(

Nitin GR says:

Havent u registered yet? I am sure u are the rite person to contest in this.

Swaroop C H says:

Sriram: Heh heh :P

Swaroop C H says:

Nitin: I've registered simply for fun but they're lotsa talented people out there. Watch out for Sriram as well.

Praveen A says:

Check what Atul has to say about it !!

Swaroop C H says:

Praveen, yes I saw it. He's absolutely right about what he said.